Alpena County, Michigan

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Alpena County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

November 2012

On November 6, 2012 I was walking our 106 acres located in central Alpena County. It had just snowed (1-2") the day before. While on one of our many paths I came across large tracks that were not like anything I've seen before. Later upon notifying my south neighbor, he also found the same type of tracks. They were 5.5" X 10"; flat without any toe or craw marks. The gait from toe to heal was 20" and walked in a straight line. This animal walked through dense forest and underbrush which a human would (normally) not enter. 12-15 DNR personnel have viewed the pictures of these tracks and agree that they represent no animal that is recognized in Michigan. I am an experienced outdoor person; have hunted bears and deer in this area. In October I also noted an area in one of our food plots (wheat) large tracks. An area approximately 20 feet in radius was torn up. Pictures are available of the Fall and Winter tracks.

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Alpena County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard from woods on a family farm outside Alpena

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July 2011

Alpena County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

While bird hunting in the woods witness observed " something " dark brown, seven feet tall, running extremely fast through the woods.

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September 1998

Alpena County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Fisherman recalls being startled by late night encounter on Fletcher Pond near Hillman

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June 1980

Ross County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Father, son and cousin enounter a large hair covered creature while wading through a creek

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July 1980

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department Offense report/summary

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June 1982

Los Angeles County California (Class A) BFRO

Early 70's, Sighting by a deer hunter, off of Highway # 2, in the San Grabriel Mountains

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October 1970

Onslow County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Early morning traveler recalls roadway sighting near Holly Ridge

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October 1983

Lane County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Lady walking with dog has lengthy, close nighttime encounter

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December 1978

Duval County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Security Guards have sighting while on duty near Jacksonville

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August 2000

Clark County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Teenager recounts his sighting as a very young boy on his property near Yacolt

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August 1995

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife have close encounter while roller blading outside Port Charlotte

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January 2002